Chromosome 12, Trisomy 12q

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Chromosome 12, Trisomy 12q

Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q, also known as duplication 12q, is a rare genetic condition. This condition results from a mutation or error in a person’s DNA or genes. This can cause birth defects such as low muscle tone and severe developmental delays, as well as feeding problems at birth, very severe reflux (spitting up), and stomach and digestive problems. Although there is currently no cure for chromosome 12, trisomy 12q, there are various resources to help manage the condition and treat birth defects. Speech therapists are sometimes able to help children with feeding difficulties. Doctors seek help from various therapists and community services to provide support and care for families affected by chromosome 12, trisomy 12q.

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Following organizations serve the condition "Chromosome 12, Trisomy 12q" for support, advocacy or research.

Hope for Trisomy 13 and 18

OUR MISSION The mission of Hope For Trisomy is to 1) FUND RESEARCH for rare trisomies and related chromosome disorders; 2) PROMOTE EDUCATION by developing programs that educate parents of children with Trisomy about options available to their child and teach them how to advocate for their child to receive all available treatment; 3) RAISE AWARENESS by creating and contributing to materials, literature, workshops, seminars, and conferences to educate the medical health professionals, the parents, and the public about Trisomy, so they have accurate and current information and resources available

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Chromosome 12, Trisomy 12q" for support, advocacy or research.

Hope for Trisomy 13 and 18

OUR MISSION The mission of Hope For Trisomy is to 1) FUND RESEARCH for rare trisomies and related chromosome disorders; 2) PROMOTE EDUCATION by developing programs that educate parents of children with Trisomy about options available to their child and teach them how to advocate for their child to receive all available treatment; 3) RAISE AWARENESS by creating and contributing to materials, literature, workshops, seminars, and conferences to educate the medical health professionals, the parents, and the public about Trisomy, so they have accurate and current information and resources available

http://www.hopefortrisomy13and18.org

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2013

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There are currently no open clinical trials for this condition.